Hargett Hunter plans Original ChopShop expansion

May 15, 2017

Hargett Hunter Capital Partners has outlined plans to expand Original ChopShop, which is based in Phoenix and has four units.

Raleigh, N.C.-based Hargett Hunter, which also has offices in Dallas, opened its fourth Original ChopShop restaurant in late April, and has three more openings planned this year, the firm’s managing partner Jason Morgan told Nation’s Restaurant News.

Hargett Hunter bought into the Original ChopShop in July 2016, and Houston-based Ruggles Green in October. 

Morgan, who serves as CEO of ChopShop, said the fast-casual brand is well positioned in today’s market.

“The brand has an ‘it factor,’” Morgan said. “Customers really have